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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2017-18


SPAN 63.05 Latin American Film: Brazil

This course, taught in Spanish, aims to fulfill the lack of knowledge of the silenced giant of Latin America, Brazil, by introducing its culture and society through the study of Brazilian contemporary cinematic productions. Topics include: The Other’s gaze in Brazil; redefinition of national identity and history; reassessment of African and indigenous roots; concepts of good and evil; rural and urban violence; popular culture, and representations of race and gender. Class discussion will also focus on documentaries, reviews, and critical articles. All movies are shown in Portuguese with Spanish or English subtitles.

Instructor

Franconi

Prerequisite

SPAN 20

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:ART; WCult:NW

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Offered

18S: 11